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German SPD Leaders Back Exploratory Coalition Talks With Merkel German SPD Leaders Back Exploratory Coalition Talks With Merkel
- December 16, 2017

The SPD chose to start open-ended talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister Christian Social Union (CSU) that would lead to three options, including grand coalition, acceptance of a Union-led minority government, or snap elections if government formation fails. (more...)
Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario
- December 16, 2017

Hunt confirmed that four people have died, she did not know how many people in total were on board the aircraft. Hydro One helicopter crews across the province will be standing down from their work Friday, pausing to grieve while investigators gather evidence at the site of a helicopter crash Thursday at a rural property in eastern Ontario that killed four employees. (more...)
Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
- December 16, 2017

The quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and triggered a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline that was lifted about two hours later. The quake struck just before midnight local time today with people fleeing in panic as television screens showed heavy traffic on routes away from coastal areas. (more...)
Firefighter Dies Battling Massive California Blaze Firefighter Dies Battling Massive California Blaze
- December 16, 2017

The fire now raging in Ventura County (the Thomas fire) and the one in foothill neighborhoods around Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley (the Creek fire) are breathtaking in two ways: the sheer power of wind-driven wildfire to devour landscape, whether it hold scrub brush or mansions, and the fragility of human life in the face of it. (more...)
Church-politics provision removed from tax bill
- December 16, 2017

Independent and nonpartisan tax analysts have estimated that the bill will expand the $20-trillion national debt by at least $1-trillion in the next 10 years. "I think that Sen". The total amount of tax breaks in the legislation can not exceed $1.5 trillion over the next decade, under budget rules adopted by the House and Senate. (more...)
Donald Trump brands FBI's Russian Federation investigation a 'DEMOCRAT HOAX' in furious outburst Donald Trump brands FBI's Russian Federation investigation a 'DEMOCRAT HOAX' in furious outburst
- December 16, 2017

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores told Politico that the text messages exchanged between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were given to key members of the House Judiciary Committee the night before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's public testimony on Wednesday. (more...)
Hemraj's wife Khumkala Banjade moves Supreme Court, challenges Talwars' acquittal Hemraj's wife Khumkala Banjade moves Supreme Court, challenges Talwars' acquittal
- December 16, 2017

Interestingly, CBI, which was slammed by the high court for its shoddy probe in the high profile case, has not approached the SC so far to challenge the verdict. She told the apex court today that the dentist couple were wrongly acquitted of murdering their teen daughter Aarushi as well as her husband Hemraj, who worked at their residence as a domestic help. (more...)
Lleyton Hewitt to come out of retirement at Australian Open Lleyton Hewitt to come out of retirement at Australian Open
- December 16, 2017

We want to give it a fair crack", the Guardian quoted Hewitt, as saying. And now he is once again planning to come out of retirement and "give it a real crack" with compatriot Sam Groth in the men's doubles event of the first major of the season. (more...)
Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport
- December 15, 2017

Officers shot the man in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to a hospital. A Dutchman wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and taken into custody, an official said . No details of his condition were released. A spokesman for the airport said the main plaza was evacuated and part of it is still closed off, but that the areas after check-in were operating as normal. (more...)
Russia Could Cut Internet To NATO Countries Warns Defence Chief Russia Could Cut Internet To NATO Countries Warns Defence Chief
- December 15, 2017

He told the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) that the modernisation of the Russian fleet was forcing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to do more to protect sea lines of communication. "The anti-submarine warfare package has been underfunded and has not been looked after well enough". Two weeks ago, Rishi Sunak, a Conservative MP wrote a report warned that one of the first things Russian Federation did when it annexed Crimea was to cut the cable connecting it to the rest of the world. (more...)
CNN Commentator Screams, Gloats Over Omarosa Leaving the White House CNN Commentator Screams, Gloats Over Omarosa Leaving the White House
- December 15, 2017

Now history has repeated itself because she was sacked from her White House aide position. "We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service", a White House official said in a statement . Whether she strutted out of the West Wing with stilettos blazing or was escorted out by security, one thing is clear: She made her mark. Newman's assistant was also let go, Ryan said. (more...)
Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville vehicle ramming Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville vehicle ramming
- December 15, 2017

Many of Heyer's family, friends and supporters were in attendance. Fields, who traveled to Charlottesville from his home in Maumee, Ohio, has a long history of fascination and admiration for the racist ideology and militarism of Nazi Germany, according to acquaintances in Kentucky, where he grew up, and Ohio, where he moved as an adult. (more...)
Suspect in New York City pipe bomb attack arraigned Suspect in New York City pipe bomb attack arraigned
- December 15, 2017

The White House said President Donald Trump has been briefed. Ullah - who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists - came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of USA citizens. (more...)
Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi hat-trick steals show in T10 opener Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi hat-trick steals show in T10 opener
- December 15, 2017

Playing for Pakhtoons, the 37-year old notched up three wickets, in his first three deliveries against Maratha Arabians. After removing Rilee Rossouw with his first ball, Shahid took down Dwane Bravo followed by Captian Sehwag. Pacer Wahab Riaz finished with one wicket by giving away 11 runs in his two-over spell. The other two batsmen were run out. But, none of the other teammates stuck around and by the end of things, Arabians stood on 96/7 to fall short. (more...)
China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine
- December 15, 2017

Erdogan opened in Istanbul an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic body the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), seeking to marshal Muslim leaders towards a coordinated response to the U.S. Turkey and Israel only restored diplomatic relations in 2016, six years after Turkey severed ties in protest at the killing of nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists in clashes with Israeli commandos on board a ship trying to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza. (more...)
But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels? But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?
- December 15, 2017

The tunnel is an essential part of the Northeast Corridor that connects NY and New Jersey and is the nation's most critical major infrastructure project, according to a joint press release issued by the governors' offices. NJ Transit passengers going through the tunnel will have to pay about 90 cents more beginning in 2020, with the surcharge reaching $1.70 in 2028 and $2.20 in 2038, according to a letter from Steven Santoro, the agency's executive director. (more...)
Number of jailed journalists hits 17-year high Number of jailed journalists hits 17-year high
- December 15, 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists , a nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, said in its report that 262 journalists were imprisoned as of December 1, a slight increase from the 259 recorded past year, the New York Times reported Wednesday. (more...)
PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video
- December 15, 2017

The ex-PM advised the current PM to show the "maturity and gravitas expected of his office". "I reject the innuendos and falsehoods as I did not discuss Gujarat elections with anyone else at the dinner hosted by Aiyar as alleged by Modi". "Inevitably, cross-border terrorism came up and Kashmir came up but no one, I am 100 per cent sure, not a single person talked about either Gujarat elections or the domestic situation in India or for that matter, the domestic situation in Pakistan", Gharekhan ... (more...)
CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by WFG Advisors LP CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by WFG Advisors LP
- December 15, 2017

Westpac Corp has invested 0% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ). About 3.91M shares traded. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on CVS Health from $79.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, December 4th. (more...)
93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home 93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home
- December 15, 2017

Fitzgerald had apparently told police that she would not be going anywhere unless they physically carried her out - and so they did. A WKMG reporter visited the prison where Fitzgerald is being held on $500 bond and the elderly Florida woman said that it's untrue that she didn't pay rent because she expected to die. (more...)
Akayed Ullah hears charges in NYC subway bombing from hospital bed Akayed Ullah hears charges in NYC subway bombing from hospital bed
- December 15, 2017

Two other people suffered minor injuries from the attack, according to police. It was his first court appearance since he allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in a subway passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in what prosecutors described as a bungled suicide attack carried out in the name of ISIS. (more...)
Russia's former minister found guilty of bribery Russia's former minister found guilty of bribery
- December 15, 2017

Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking official arrested in Putin's 17 years in power. Ulyukayev had denied the charges, saying he'd thought the bag holding the bribe was a gift of expensive alcohol. The ex-minister has been under house arrest ever since then. In wire tapes played out to the court at the trial, Sechin was heard telling Ulyukayev to also take a basket of sausage. (more...)
Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession
- December 15, 2017

Justice McClellan thanked all those survivors who had relived their experiences of childhood abuse that "profoundly harmed them" to assist the commission in its work. The commission's recommendations, which with interim reports total 409, include making failure to report child sexual abuse a criminal offense. The law should exclude any existing excuse or privilege relating to a religious confessional, it said. (more...)
Cow Ditches Nativity Scene, Wanders Philly Instead Cow Ditches Nativity Scene, Wanders Philly Instead
- December 15, 2017

The cow, named Stormy, wandered away from the Nativity scene at Old First United Church of Christ early Thursday and ended up on Interstate 95 around 2:20am, reports the AP. 'If you're in the area of 4th and Market, beware of traffic delays. The cow was found on the fourth floor of a parking garage before it was taken back to the nativity scene, KOCO reported . (more...)
Cabinet clears bill to make instant triple talaq illegal Cabinet clears bill to make instant triple talaq illegal
- December 15, 2017

However, Chief Justice Khehar and Justice Nazeer disagreed with Justices Nariman, Lalit and Joseph and ruled that " triple talaq " can not be struck down on the ground of being violative of Article 14, since there is no state action. Instant triple talaq in any form - oral, written or electronic form - has been banned and made a cognisable offence. Violators can get three-year jail term. (more...)

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